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Table 1 Results of endoscopic closure with the Overstitch™ suturing device

From: Closure of iatrogenic large mucosal and full-thickness defects of the stomach with endoscopic interrupted sutures in in vivo porcine models: are they durable enough?

  ESD EFTR Overall P-value
Number of post-ESD and post-EFTR lesions, n 15 3 18 -
Primary closure success rate, % (n/N) 85.7 (12/14) 100.0 (3/3) 88.2 (15/17) 0.67
Mean maximum specimen diameter, mm 45.0 31.6 44.3 0.015
Median procedure time, min 15.5 74.0 20.0 0.017
Median number of stitches, n 2 4 3 0.005
Secondary closure success rate, % (n/N) 0 (0/12) 100 (3/3) 20 (3/15) 0.002
  1. Abbreviations: ESD, endoscopic submucosal dissection; EFTR, endoscopic full-thickness resection.